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EBOLA SPREADING: INFECTIONS UP 800% IN LAST WEEK, OFFICIALS RACE TO TRACK DOWN 400 POSSIBLE CONTACTS

  Last week three suspected Ebola infections were detected in a remote region of the Congo. Since then, World Health Organization officials have been scrambling to contain the virus. Their efforts appear to have failed. The contagion continues to spread, and though it’s nowhere near the 11,000 [...]

Fourth death recorded in latest Ebola outbreak in Congo

A fourth person has died in an Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a spokesman from the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. Since the WHO declared the outbreak on May 12 in the north-eastern Bas-Uele province, 37 suspected cases are being monitored, WHO’s Eugene [...]

Ebola tests negative for Birmingham patient, family members, firefighters

  on August 05, 2015 at 9:09 AM, updated August 05, 2015 at 11:08 AM   A patient exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms tested negative for the virus, authorities confirmed this morning. Six Birmingham Fire and Rescue firefighters quarantined overnight have also been released after the test results, [...]

Nine people in Birmingham being monitored after possible Ebola exposure

UPDATED 10:37 PM CDT Aug 04, 2015 A patient exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms was admitted to University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital Tuesday night, and multiple Birmingham rescue workers and civilians are being quarantined after coming into contact with that patient. Officials said the patient is [...]

The Ebola outbreak in Texas is about to end.

As of midnight Friday, it will have been 21 days since anyone got Ebola or was in contact with someone who got Ebola. “God willing, we are going to be Ebola-free Friday midnight,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, the elected official who oversaw the county’s response to its three-person [...]

100 N.J. residents with no Ebola symptoms being monitored at home, state says

Nurse Kaci Hickox was briefly quarantined at University Hospital in Newark over fears that she may have had Ebola. (Photo by Patti Sapone / NJ Advance Media) TRENTON — There are “approximately 100” people in New Jersey who are under “active monitoring” for Ebola, although no one has shown [...]

Now California: Stanford ER surgeon being monitored on return from Liberia

A Stanford Hospital emergency room physician and disaster preparedness leader who returned to the United States from Liberia late Friday night is being monitored by public health officials in San Mateo County for the possibility that he contracted Ebola while treating patients there A Stanford [...]

Six people in Indiana being monitored for Ebola symptoms, state health officials say

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 29, 2014) – State health officials are monitoring six people in Indiana for Ebola symptoms in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All are considered low risk. Indiana was one of the first states to begin “direct active monitoring” of [...]

State monitoring 11 who returned from West Africa

    State health officials said Wednesday 11 Delawareans who recently returned from Ebola-affected West African countries are being monitored by the Delaware Division of Public Health. These individuals are considered “low-risk,” which means they did not come into contact with any Ebola-infected [...]

CDC says returning Ebola medical workers should not be quarantined

1 OF 13. A mask-wearing man, who refused to give his name, walks past an apartment building where a child was taken the the hospital to be tested for Ebola in the Bronx borough of New York October 27, 2014. (Reuters) – Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines [...]
Heightened screen for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak are becoming commonplace as the virus continues to spread, October 26, 2014. — Reuters pic

Australia quarantines suspected teen Ebola patient

Heightened screen for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak are becoming commonplace as the virus continues to spread, October 26, 2014. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Oct 26 — Australian authorities said today a teenager was in isolation in hospital and undergoing tests for Ebola [...]
Bucks County Health Department Monitoring Three for Ebola Symptoms

SHARE: How Many Cases are Going Unreported? Bucks County Health Department Monitoring Three for Ebola Symptoms

The three people, who recently arrived to Bucks County from western Africa, are being monitored under a new CDC screening protocol. By Kara Seymour (Patch Staff)Updated October 23, 2014 at 7:47 am 1 In what is being described as a “proactive step,” the Bucks County Health Department is [...]

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers’ fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. “We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed” by the [...]
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